Dell Young Leaders are first-generation South African university students who demonstrate resilience and great potential to become leaders in their chosen professions.
Each academic year 100 Dell Young Leaders are selected across the University of Cape Town and University of Pretoria. Each Dell Young Leader receives financial support and wrap-around services that help to level the playing field for these first-generation university students.
Students who are accepted into the programme begin university with seemingly insurmountable odds, but have a track record of overcoming adversity and leadership potential. After receiving individualized academic and psychosocial support as well as holistic work readiness training, graduates leave the programme ready to defy the odds, secure employment and position themselves for a lifetime of success.
- The Dell Young Leaders Programme helps close the gap between employer expectations and higher education outcomes by empowering university students with training and tools that will lead to more successful professional careers.
- In addition to financial support and academic training from top tier universities, Dell Young Leaders receive individualized support to help navigate their way through unique scenarios – through customized services or technology solutions. on-campus support staff, or Dell Young Leaders peer mentors.
How to Apply:
Students in their first year of study at the University of Pretoria and University of Cape Town are eligible to apply for the Dell Young Leaders Programme. Financial aid students are nominated by the respective institutions for the bursary, and students are then invited to apply to the programme.
University of Pretoria: Tel: 012-420-4874 Email: [email protected]
University of Cape Town: Tel: 021-650 4147 Email: [email protected]
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